Marvel Studios had lots of new announcements during San Diego Comic-Con and Suite Life of Zack & Cody star Dylan Sprouse wants to be Johnny Storm in the Fantastic Four movie that was revealed to be in development at the studio.
Marvel’s Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con revealed all the Phase 4 films. In addition, we also learned that a Fantastic Four movie is currently in the works at the studio. This means Marvel Studios will be on the hunt for actors to portray the First Family. Suite Life of Zack & Cody star Dylan Sprouse took to Twitter to express his interest, stating that he’d “bother every team member daily” to get the role for Johnny Storm.
This SDCC news is rockin my world. The #Fantastic4 announcement is so awesome and I will do everything in my power and bother every member of my team daily to get into a casting room for Johnny Storm. Dare I say, I'd even get swoll?
— Dylan Sprouse (@dylansprouse) July 21, 2019
Dylan Sprouse is mostly known for his role as Zack Martin in The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and its spin-off The Suite Life on Deck and as Julian ‘Frankenstein’ McGrath in Big Daddy. Since then, he’s been in a handful of other independent and direct-to-video releases. Up next,Dylan Sprouse will star in several independent films including one titled Turandot and another called Tyger Tyger.
People on Twitter are not reacting kindly to Dylan Sprouse’s statement. Many users are expressing their disdain for his tweet:
should’ve put this in your drafts….
— nj (@ruebrina) July 21, 2019
that role is reserved for john krasinski sorry beb
— alex landi love bot (@alexlandii) July 21, 2019
Dylan Sprouse doesn’t have any superhero roles on his resume. However, becoming Johnny Storm could give him a big break into blockbuster movies. He even said he’d be willing to get “swoll” for the role. Marvel could have a candidate for Johnny Storm in front of them.
What do you think of Dylan Sprouse playing the role of Johnny Storm? Would you rather see someone else play the Human Torch? If not Dylan Sprouse, who would you like to see? Let us know your thoughts on this casting down in the comments!
Here’s the official synopsis for Avengers: Endgame:
The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take one final stand in Marvel Studios’ grand conclusion to twenty-two films, “Avengers: Endgame.”
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers:Endgame stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Josh Brolin.
Stay tuned for the latest news on the future of the Fantastic Four in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!